Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
Dec. 30, 2016
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name Franchise Holdings International, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001096275  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2016  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Is Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer? No  
Is Entity a Voluntary Filer? No  
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   67,538,142
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016